Elixir Entertainment Company, Inc., a sister corporation to Kuri Productions, Inc. and in the past through a Canadian subsidiary Kurissama Productions, is developing motion pictures, television programming, and streaming content as well as advertising networks for the digital out-of-home space through its Elixir 3D division. The mission of Elixir is to produce high-quality entertainment deliverable to all aspects of global entertainment, appealing to many sectors of the broad audience through a wide array of projects. View a brief history by selecting this link.
Over the past few years Elixir 3D has developed operating advertising networks in the U.S. and Mexico. Visit http://elixir3D.us for details on this exciting 3D, without glasses required, technology.

Through entertainment Elixir seeks to inspire its audience through projects that appeal to the mainstream consumer yet do not pander to the pure exploitation of the market. A selection of our projects in development or production are viewable here.  Elixir's management directs the company's efforts utilizing our team's combined production experience in motion picture and television entertainment, concert video recording, content streaming, and Internet/ wireless related digital video entertainment. 

The founders of the company are well established in the business of Hollywood entertainment. John Kuri's father, Emile Kuri, was a multiple Oscar® recipient, the film titles in his history include: It's A Wonderful Life, Mary Poppins, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Shane to name a few.  As a major film artist during Hollywood's golden years some of the many giants he worked with are: Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, George Stevens, William Wyler, George Cukor, David O. Selznick, and for the final 20 years of his career Walt Disney. Emile was one of the key designers of Disneyland and Disney World.  He served as a governor of the Motion Picture Academy for 10 years and was regarded by all he worked with as the finest in his field.  Tap this link to view a documentary on Emile Kuri's inspiring life.

John Kuri, also a multiple award winning filmmaker, began his career with Disney and through his many films and television productions has worked with most all of the major studios and television networks.  An example of the high-quality and significance of our content creation is Cheyenne Rising Sun, an historical novel written by John A Kuri being developed as a motion picture. 

In 2018 Cheyenne Rising Sun was selected for inclusion in the archives of the American Philisophical Society.  The Society, located in Philadelphia, was founded by Benjamin Franklin and is a major national center for research in the history of the sciences, early American history, and Native American ethnography and linguistics.
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Currently we are in development and production on several motion picture and multi-episodic projects.  Among them is enCounter: North, an epic action/ adventure limited series project told through the eyes of international explorer, neuroscientist and racantuer of Harvard University, Dr. S. Allen Counter.
Epic in scale since the story being told includes the 1909 conquest of the North Pole by Admiral Robert Peary along with his assistant of 23-years, Matthew Henson, with whom Peary made seven perilous attempts to finally conquer the North Pole.
Status: The pilot script and episodes 2 through 5 are written. The entire 10 episodes are outlined. 

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As well The Big T: Testosterone is a television series under development,
its pilot having been selected for the 2018 edition of
the Director's Circle Festival of Shorts.

ANASTÁCIA is an epic drama focusing on human trafficking.  It's storyline is inspired by the life of St. Escrava Anastácia, the patron saint of many women of Rio de Janeiro and the life of sea captain Nathaniel Gordon, the only American slave trader executed for the heinous action of being a slave ship captain, buyer/seller of humans.  The story occurs during the early months of Abraham Lincoln's presidency. The screenplay, written by John Kuri following his research trip to Brazil - into the Amazon and onto the Paraty area south of Rio to meet desendants of the slaves who escaped Gordon's ship Camargo, has received laurels from two notable screenplay competitions.

Also in development as a limited series for streaming, Lebanon: A Message to the World.

This cinematic series will, through the eyes of international music stars both in concert and off-stage, present their discovery of this ancient land, the cradle of civilization, the gateway to the Middle East, as they encounter the Lebanese culture, collaborate with musicians, revel in the epicurean experience, view the historic as well the work of contemporary artists and international designers.
This is a land where the world's great religions have lived side by side since the beginning of ancient civilization.

Additionally, we are providing design and exhibit consultation to the U.S. Dept of State Diplomacy Center Museum, Washington, D.C., working with the Diplomacy Center Foundation.  The United States Diplomacy Center will be the place for students, educators, and international visitors to explore the intriguing world of U.S. Diplomacy in the nation's capital.  Located at the Department of State, the Center will be the first museum of American diplomacy and will include state-of-the-art exhibits, major historical documents, never before seen artifacts, and professional outreach programs.  It will bring to life the vibrant history of American diplomacy and illustrate what the men and women of the United States Foreign Service and civil service along with other diplomats and colleagues in other U. S. Government agencies accomplish in securing peace, safety and prosperity that our citizens benefit from every day.
Diplomacy Center Museum at the Department of State Harry S. Truman Building Entrance Plaza
Harry S. Truman Building, Marshall Wing, Department of State Lobby Mural
               At the building’s Marshall Wing visitors walk under a 12-by-50-foot mural, “Defense of Human Freedoms.”It is almost 70-years-old and has recently been restored. It was created in 1941 by Kindred McLeary.
Ambassador Ted McNamara with John Kuri at Spago, Beverly Hills, during a Diplomacy Museum event sponsored by Elixir Entertainment with the generous participation of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide and its president, Joe Essa.